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Synonyms for sheath
ʃiθ; ʃiðz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheath(noun)

    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)

    case, cocktail dress

  2. sheath, case(noun)

    an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

    typeface, pillowcase, type, face, suit, font, slip, instance, compositor's case, casing, caseful, cocktail dress, pillow slip, case, example, event, display case, showcase, guinea pig, shell, fount, vitrine, typesetter's case, cause, character, lawsuit, causa, grammatical case, eccentric, subject

  3. cocktail dress, sheath(noun)

    a dress suitable for formal occasions

    case, cocktail dress


  1. sheath(noun)


  2. sheath(verb)

    To put an object (especially a weapon, in particular, a sword) into its sheath.



Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sheath(n.)

    case (as for a sword), scabbard

  2. sheath(n.)

    (bot.) base of a leaf (when it is wrapped around a stem)

  3. sheath(n.)

    (Ent.) wing-case

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sheath(n)

    case, scabbard, covering

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    girdle, sleeve, duct, tubing, envelope, casing, mantle, extensible, hilt

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How to use sheath in a sentence?

  1. Lord Byron:

    For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breathe, And love itself have rest

  2. Jennifer Cutrona:

    The little pocket knives I had collected over the years were all at home in the drawer with my pepper spray. I needed something I could pull in less than a second, i sewed a knife sheath into the layers of my sports bra. I put it back on and realized it worked wonderfully. My confidence was back. I was not trying to come up with something that would kill. Just something that would give me a few seconds to get away.

  3. Lord Byron:

    For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breath, And love itself have rest.

  4. President Muhammadu Buhari:

    I want to call on the militants to sheath their weapons and embrace dialogue with government, we are making contacts with everybody who is involved, the ones that we can identify, through them, the ones that we can't identify so that there is a lot more inclusiveness in this dialogue.

  5. Rajveer Purohit:

    You can imagine a balloon that gets filled up with water, and then you have this tense sheath that's surrounding the balloon, and that's what gives you the stiffness with an erection. And the fracture is a rupture of the balloon and the sheath surrounding the balloon, the vast majority of cases are one-sided, or unilateral, corporal ruptures. But sometimes Rajveer Purohit do have someone who's had a bilateral, or two-sided, corporal fracture involving the urethra.

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